Young People's Chorus Opens Its Fourth Decade with 'Listen to the Music' GalaYoung People's Chorus Opens Its Fourth Decade with 'Listen to the Music' Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Young People's Chorus of New York City, under the direction of Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Nuñez, marks the start of their fourth decade with "Listen to the Music," a non-stop, high energy Gala Evening on Tuesday, March 12, at Jazz at Lincoln Center.  It opens at 7 p.m. with YPC's award-winning choristers and special guest artists Ashley Brown and Nmon Ford in a musically diverse program, highlighted by the sounds of "The Seventies" and continues with dinner in the Mandarin Oriental.   (more...)

Photo Flash: Young People's Chorus of New York City Celebrates 30th Anniversary Celebration at Jazz at Lincoln CenterPhoto Flash: Young People's Chorus of New York City Celebrates 30th Anniversary Celebration at Jazz at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

On Monday evening, March 5, at 7 p.m. with every seat in Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater occupied, more than 425 singers in the Young People's Chorus of New York City opened the celebration of their storied 30-year history by singing 'Why We Tell the Story' written by Broadway's powerhouse songwriting team Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, among the evening's special guests, who also helped host. Under the leadership of YPC Artistic Director Francisco J. Nuñez and Associate Artistic Director Elizabeth Nuñez, YPC was also joined by renowned baritone Lester Lynch as well as Broadway's Jenn Colella from 'Come From Away' and Jordan Donica, soon to be featured in 'My  Fair Lady.' (more...)

Young People's Chorus Of NYC Celebrates 30th Anniversary In Annual Benefit ConcertYoung People's Chorus Of NYC Celebrates 30th Anniversary In Annual Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

The Young People's Chorus of New York City (YPC) and Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Nuñez celebrate the chorus' 30th anniversary in its 2018 Annual Benefit Concert, to be held at Jazz at Lincoln Center on Monday, March 5, at 7:00 p.m. This year's musical guests are Tony Award-winning, Broadway songwriting duo Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, whose works for the stage include Anastasia and Once On This Island; singer and actress Jenn Colella, currently starring in Broadway's Come From Away; singer/actor Jordan Donica, whose roles include Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the national tour of Hamilton; and classical baritone Lester Lynch, who has performed at Teatro alla Scala, Covent Garden, and with the San Francisco Opera, among other companies. (more...)

Young People's Chorus of NYC Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Benefit Concert Featuring Aherns and Flaherty, Jenn Colella and MoreYoung People's Chorus of NYC Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Benefit Concert Featuring Aherns and Flaherty, Jenn Colella and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

The Young People's Chorus of New York City (YPC) and Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Nuñez celebrate the chorus' 30th anniversary in its 2018 Annual Benefit Concert, to be held at Jazz at Lincoln Center on Monday, March 5, at 7:00 p.m. This year's musical guests are Tony Award-winning, Broadway songwriting duo Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, whose works for the stage include Anastasia and Once On This Island; singer and actress Jenn Colella, currently starring in Broadway's Come From Away; singer/actor Jordan Donica, whose roles include Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the national tour of Hamilton; and classical baritone Lester Lynch, who has performed at Teatro alla Scala, Covent Garden, and with the San Francisco Opera, among other companies. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside the YPC Gala, featuring Mandy Gonzalez and Alexandra Socha
by Marissa Sblendorio - Mar 10, 2017

The Young People's Chorus of NYC had its most successful gala to date on Monday, March 6th, 2017. The chorus members, ranging in ages from 8 to 18, were joined by Hamilton's Mandy Gonzalez, Spring Awakening's Alexandra Socha, and the extraordinary Time for Three ensemble, in one vibrant production number after the next. (more...)

Photo Flash: BeBe Winans Joins Young People's Chorus of New York City's 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

On Monday evening, March 7, at 7 p.m. with every seat in Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater occupied, 400 chorus members of the Young People's Chorus of New York City filled the stage and the balcony boxes above, while YPC Artistic Director Francisco J. Nuñez gave the downbeat to The New York Pops, to set the stage for one of the most exciting and successful galas in YPC's 28-year history. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Young People's Chorus of NYC Celebrates Next 25 Years with Major Gala Event, 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The Young People's Chorus of New York City, founded in 1988 by Artistic Director and MacArthur 'genius' Fellow Francisco J. Nuñez on a mission of diversity and artistic excellence, celebrates its next 25 years with a gala benefit concert at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, followed by a festive dinner at the Mandarin Oriental. It all begins at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 3, 2014, with all proceeds benefitting the almost 1,400 children, ages 7 to 18, in YPC's award-winning after-school and in-school programs. (more...)

Young People's Chorus of New York City Celebrates 25th Anniversary at Carnegie Hall, 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

The Young People's Chorus of New York City celebrates the 25th anniversary of its founding by Artistic Director Francisco J. Núñez, with a festive benefit concert at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium Monday, February 11 at 7 p.m. Renowned soprano Renée Fleming hosts a star-studded array of well-wishers from the worlds of classical, pop, jazz, Broadway, and dance. They include Broadway/concert artist Capathia Jenkins, emerging young singer-songwriter Kate Davis, the Antonio Ciacca Jazz Trio, and the Stephen Petronio Dance Company, who will join the Young People's Chorus of New York City and The New York Pops in a spectacular showcase, musically launching them into their second quarter century. (more...)

Young People's Chorus of NYC Presents SPRING CELEBRATION: A FAMILY CONCERT Tonight, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2012

For the first time the Young People's Chorus of New York City, under its Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Núñez, is scheduling two performances of its perennially sold-out, annual 'Spring Celebration: A Family Concert,' which takes place this year tonight, June 9 at the 92nd Street Y. The concerts will be presented at 3:30 p.m. in the afternoon and again at 7 p.m. in the evening. (more...)

Young People's Chorus of NYC Presents SPRING CELEBRATION: A FAMILY CONCERT, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2012

For the first time the Young People's Chorus of New York City, under its Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Núñez, is scheduling two performances of its perennially sold-out, annual 'Spring Celebration: A Family Concert,' which takes place this year on Saturday, June 9 at the 92nd Street Y. The concerts will be presented at 3:30 p.m. in the afternoon and again at 7 p.m. in the evening. (more...)

The Young People's Chorus of New York City to Offer Free Satellite Schools Concert, 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2012

The Young People's Chorus of New York City (YPC), under artistic director and founder Francisco J. Núñez, presents its annual, free Satellite Schools concert 'Give Us Hope,' at the 92nd Street Y on Thursday morning, May 24, at 11 a.m. (more...)